President Mnangagwa pledges jobs, elections to go ahead

New Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday pledged to revive Zimbabwe’s moribund economy and create jobs for its unemployed masses in a speech to mark his inauguration.
Mnangagwa also said the 2018 elections would go ahead and promised to restore financial and economic stability.

He says his goal is run an administration to reflect the diversity of Zimbabwe’s people.

His goes on to say that tackling high levels of unemployment needs to be tackled:

His phrase “job, job, job creation” draws a cheer from the crowd.

He says people must be able to have access to their earnings and savings – referring to the country’s chronic cash shortage.

Corruption must stop and “swift justice must be served”, he says to more cheers.

He warns the civil servants that it can’t be “business as usual” as there is an economy to recover.

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